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an incorrect translation

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This mistranslation has been one of the major problems informing the elusive understanding of COG.
According to a report submitted by the SoonChunHyang University's Industry Academy Cooperation Foundation to the KTO last year, around 34 percent of the 192 Korean restaurants surveyed had at least one or more serious mistranslations on their menus.
Mo Yan's fabrication shows the wit and humor of his creative work; however, English-language readers do not find the explanation for the quotation in Goldblatt's translation and would likely think that the passage originates from Stalin indeed so that the work can be regarded as a "novel of socialist realism" of some kind and this is a clear mistranslation that does not serve the US-American reader because of its inaccuracy (although some readers would perhaps think that since the novel is by definition fiction, whether the Stalin quotation is true or not would be considered immaterial).
The mistranslation in the English version undoubtedly weakens his argument for the reader.
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan attributed the quote to a mistranslation - and McArthur was also diplomatic as he stressed the Scots would continue to produce the football that has shot them up the Fifa rankings.
A mistranslation by Aurelius, truth be told, of a line from Homer that means "out of sight, and unheard of.
Through mistranslation, the text disrupts the traditional use of translation during colonialism as a method of cultural domination.
The student's report also claims that the West Indies-native referred to her students as "failures" but Smith claims it was a mistranslation, stating she had asked pupils who had failed a recent test to move to the back of the classroom.
Other issues raised included interpreters being asked to travel long distances to attend court, often from the other side of the country, poor levels of pay, a lack of qualifications and mistranslation.
Far more serious than the mistranslation is the omission in terms of content.
AL-MUSTAQBAL: Syrian bombardment renews on villages in Akkar Soueid requests to questioning Kaouk about arms smuggling AL-AKHBAR: New Syrian annoyance from Sleiman's performance DAILY STAR: Rebels strike in heart of Damascus Mansour, Lebanese judge to question Sanousi on Sadr's fate Mistranslation of Mursi speech in Tehran sparks uproar A.
Bayern later moved to blame a mistranslation, insisting the word "actor" should have been "performer".
Qassem Sulaymani, has become the victim of a mistranslation that depicts him as claiming Iran "dominates" Iraq and the Shiites of Lebanon.
But the actual phrase "Red Sea" might simply be a mistranslation of the Semitic name for it meaning Sea of Reeds, or even a reference to the tiny reddish algae that cluster near the surface.
It may be ill advised to spend nights in an icy tent watching your breastbone emerge from underfed flesh; to suffer diversions caused by mistranslation or malicious misdirection, rabid dogs, and a recalcitrant donkey with the top speed of a tortoise.